Schuyler Otis Bland (1872 - 1950)

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Biographical Sketch

Schuyler Otis Bland (1872-1950) was a "representative from Virginia; born near Gloucester, Gloucester County, Va., May 4, 1872; attended the Gloucester Academy, Gloucester, Va.; attended the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va.; teacher; lawyer, private practice; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative William A. Jones; reelected to the Sixty-sixth and to the fifteen succeeding Congresses (July 2, 1918-February 16, 1950); chair, Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries (Seventy-third through Seventy-ninth Congresses and Eighty-first Congress); died on February 16, 1950, in Bethesda, Md.; interment in Greenlawn Cemetery, Newport News, Va." [1]

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References

  1. Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress (1774 - Present), http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B000545 (accessed November 10, 2016).


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